Blog Entries - 'elementary'
Back to School Blues? Dealing with Different Feelings about Going Back to School during the Covid-19 Pandemic
by Emery Gewirtz, MA, School Psychology, FAACT's Director of Behavioral Health Breathe. It is going to be okay. Somedays, I am sure it does not feel like it, but that does not make it untrue. Any year getting ready to
by Caroline Moassessi, FAACT’s Vice President of Community Relations Let your child’s imagination turn your living room into a French bistro and your backyard into a soccer field - with a little help from
by Emery Gewirtz, M.A., School Psychology, FAACT's Director of Behavioral Health Amidst the coronavirus chaos, there is one forgotten group whose lives were taken out from under them. With little fanfare and no
by Alison Grace JohansenIf you’re a food allergy parent like me, you’re undoubtedly in full back-to-school preparation mode. You’ve probably been planning for quite a while now. Whether we’ve already had
by Susan Kelly, BSN, RN I’m writing this as both a registered nurse who works for an allergist, and also as a food allergy and EoE mom for over a decade. Nurses are caregivers, teachers, advocates, scientists,
How Can Parents Best Partner with a School to Ensure Their Child’s Food Allergies are Managed Safely and Successfully?
by Lisa Musician, RD, LDN(Reshared from August 2017) For anyone sending a child off to school, it can be exciting, worrisome and challenging, especially when your child has a food allergy. Most parents are focused on
by Tamara Hubbard, MA, LCPC As a parent, there are days that are etched in your mind forever. The day your children were born. Their first words. Their first steps. Their first days of school. But when you’re the